When Is It Best To Use Stainless Steel vs. Cast Iron vs. Non-Stick?

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Q: I'm not sure I'm always selecting the best pan for the job at hand, in terms of material. When do you use a stainless steel pan vs. non-stick vs. cast iron? I don't even own a stainless steel pan, and I'm not sure if I'm missing out.

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Editor: Readers, let's help Scott out! What kind of cooking do you do in each kind of pan?

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